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Since we suffer from various natural disasters like floods and landslides occurances each year along with the intermittent but disastrous earthquakes adding wounds to the poor people, we try to relieve them by carrying out immediate relief activities.

Mega earthquake 2015:

As we all witnessed one of the most disastrous quakes in history which shook the nation by leaving thousands of people dead, homeless, family-less, the people have been forced to stay on open places to save their lives hence craving with hunger and badly lacking basic medical treatments. Thousands lost their lives as much more have still been left blocked in the debris. We immediately took various actions to help the victims of the earthquake 2015.

  • Medical Camp at Dhadhkhola, Sindhupalchok: Laxmi Pratisthan team in coordination with Ministry of Public Health Thailand organized a free medical camp at Dhadhkhola, Sindhupalchok. More than 3,000 patients were benefited from the service. The service started from Baisakh 16 (April 29) which lasted 35 days.

  • Distributed Relief Materials to the earthquake victims of Anekot VDC, Kavre: On Baisakh 19 (May 3, 2015) Laxmi Pratisthan went to Anekot, Kavre with relief materials for 200 families of Anekot and Hokse Village of Kavre. The relief materials consisted of instant basic necessities like food, tents, medicines, water etc.

  • Distributed Relief Material to earthquake victims of Phataksila VDC, Sindhupalchok: On Baisakh 19 (May 3, 2015) Laxmi Pratisthan distributed relief package to 300 families of Phataksila village in Sindhupalcok district.The relief materials consisted of instant basic necessities like food, tents, medicines, water, cloths etc.

  • Distributed tents to earthquake victims journalist of Kavre: On Baisakh 18 (May 2, 2015) 50 tents were distributed as an instant shelter for the quake-affected journalists of Kavre district.

  • Distributed Relief Material to earthquake victims of Dhading: On Baisakh 20 (May 4,2015) Laxmi Pratisthan team distributed relief packages to 500 families of Dhading district.The relief materials consisted of instant basic necessities like food, tents, medicines etc.

  • Distributed nourishing foods for earthquake victim patients in Bir Hospital, Kathmandu: On Baisakh 24 (May,5,2015) Laxmi Pratisthan distributed nourishing foods including fruits, biscuits, juices, water etc to 165 earthquake victims patients at Bir Hospital,Kathmandu.

  • Distributed Relief Material to earthquake victims of Kaule-1, Nuwakot: On Baisakh 26 (May 7,2015) Laxmi Pratisthan team headed  towards Nuwakot to distribute relief packages to 260 families of Kahule-1 and Kahule-5, Nuwakot.The relief materials consisted of instant basic necessities like food, tents, medicines etc.

  • Distributed Mosquito Nets & Sanitation Materials  to earthquake victims of Sindhupalchok: On Jestha 16 (May 30) 800 mosquito nets and 300 sets of Sanitation Materials were distributed to the earthquake victims of Kadambas, Sindhupachok district.

  • Distributed sleeping bags to earthquake victims of Sindhupalchok: On Jestha 16 (May 30) 70 sets of sleeping bags were distributed to the mothers giving birth to the newly born babies of Chautara, Sindhupachok district.

  • Laxmi Pratisthan built 44 houses for quake victims of Kavrepalanchok: With support and cooperation from Glasgow Nepalese Association, SAVE UK, Mod Chana Phai Foundation Thailand, Society of American Nepalese Nurse (SANN), SAVE UK and Patanjali Trust U.K,  Laxmi Pratisthan constructed 44 houses for the earthquake victims of Siwalaya V.D.C in Kavre district

Terai Flood 2017:

People in Terai were forced to live in a terrible situation created by the torrential monsoon rainfall of 10th of August 2017. The incessant rainfall triggered a massive scale of flooding and landslides in 21 districts in Terai belt, where more than 80% of its agricultural land and approximately 35,000 houses were inundated. 128 people were killed and more than thousand of people were injured by the flood.

In order to respond this massive disaster, Laxmi Pratisthan formed a ‘Disaster Response Team’ to coordinate all humanitarian efforts effectively. The team was responsible for identifying the actual needs on the ground, mobilizing resources to support flood affected people in coordination with government mechanisms including National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) under Ministry of Home Affairs, District Disaster Relief Committee (DDRCs), Local Governments and other humanitarian organizations.

As an immediate action, we started distributing relief materials, both food-items and other basic items according to their immediate needs.

  • On August 17, 2017 our team headed towards Saptari district where we distributed relief materials to 150 families. The relief materials included food items like rice, lentils, salt, oils as well as other basic stuffs like utensils, buckets, tarpaulin, jugs, mats, etc.

  • On August 22, 2017 we visited another badly affected area, Bijaypur-2, Fatuha in Rautahat district. We distributed relief materials to the 250 most affected families. The relief materials included food items like rice, lentils, salt, oils, basic medicines as well as other basic stuffs like buckets, tarpaulin, jugs, mosquito nets etc.

 

Terai Tornado 2019:

The unpredictable and shocking rainstorms of  that swept through parts of Southern Nepal (Bara and Parsa districts)  killed at least 34 people leaving more than 400 injured and many homeless.The killer storm entered entirely in the communities just ahead of dinner time, nearly 7.20 pm on Sunday March 31, 2019. So, many of the survivals were hungry and facing countless troubles.

As an immediate action, we started distributing relief materials, both food-items and other basic items according tovictim’s immediate needs. Disaster Response Team of Laxmi Pratisthan headed towards Pheta-1, Bholahi village with relief materials to provide emergencies stuffs such as food, clothes and hygiene kits to storm affected children and senior citizens to survive and to overcome from shock. We distributed urgently needed goods (for 100 families). The relief materials included food items like bitten rice, bhujia, instant noodles as well as other basic stuffs like mosquito nets, buckets, utensils, hygiene kits etc.

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